Growth of Farm Animals / Edition 2

Growth of Farm Animals / Edition 2

by CABI, V. R. Fowler
     
 

The processes that change the shape and composition of farm animals is fundamental to all aspects of production. This text explains how animals grow, change in shape and in composition and the factors that affect growth processes and changes within the animal.See more details below

Overview

The processes that change the shape and composition of farm animals is fundamental to all aspects of production. This text explains how animals grow, change in shape and in composition and the factors that affect growth processes and changes within the animal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780851994840
Publisher:
CABI
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Series:
CABI Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to First Edition
Preface to Second Edition
1General Aspects of Growth1
2Cells7
3Tissues: Basic Structure and Growth21
4Tissues: Growth and Structure Relative to Product Value for Human Consumption86
5Mammary Gland Growth and Product Yield103
6Hormonal Influences on Growth120
7Genetic Influences on Growth146
8The Immune System and Growth160
9Gametes, Fertilization and Embryonic Growth168
10Prenatal and Postnatal Growth193
11Efficiency and Growth216
12Compensatory Growth229
13Growth and Puberty in Breeding Animals255
14Measuring Growth277
15'Growth Promoters', Performance Enhancers, Feed Additives and Alternative Approaches320
16The Future330
Index337

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